Apple seemed reluctant to provide a full installer and IPSW image for 11.6. How does that affect those staying with Big Sur for the next year of security updates?
Introduced in Mac OS X 10.7, it remained an HFS+ partition until High Sierra. With Mojave, it became an APFS volume, except for M1 Macs.
With Big Sur 11.6 reaching the end of the year’s cycle, it’s time to take stock of just how much we had to download to keep it up to date.
Today’s update to take Big Sur from 11.5.2 to 11.6 isn’t as extensive as you’d expect for a […]
Apple has just released three important updates: Big Sur 11.6, Catalina Security Update 2021-005, and MRT 1.84. macOS […]
Intended to be the last version to support macOS 10.12 to 12, and backing up to HFS+ volumes, this contains small improvements particularly for Monterey.
Lists the Standard Exclusions set by the system, explains custom ‘sticky’ exclusions, how iCloud Drive is handled, and oddities with Photos libraries.
The split startup volumes in Catalina, Big Sur and Monterey can be disorientating. Here’s how to find your way in the Finder and Terminal.
Installing two different versions of macOS within a single container brings flexibility as they share free space, a little economy maybe, and complexity – explained here.
Complete step-by-step instructions for installing a new copy of macOS to an external disk, making it bootable. For Intel and M1 Macs of all flavours.